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John Freeman Turner
7 September 1924
|Died||1987 (aged 62–63)|
|Occupation(s)||Film, television and stage actor|
|Television||The Invisible Man (1958–59)|
Tim Turner (7 September 1924 – 1987) was an English actor who performed during the 1950s and 1960s.
He was born John Freeman Turner in Bexley, Kent. Before becoming a film and television actor, Turner was a popular leading young man in the theatre. One of his roles was as the love interest of Stella Linden's Sadie Thompson in the 1949 tour of Rain, adapted from the short story by W. Somerset Maugham.
Uncredited, Turner provided the voice of the title character in the TV series The Invisible Man (1958–59), a loose adaptation of the 1897 novel by H.G. Wells.He appeared in person in one episode as a foreign-accented villain. Later, Turner dubbed the voice of actor Todd Armstrong for the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts .
Between 1959 and 1963, Turner narrated most of the Look at Life series of short documentary films produced by the Rank Organisation.
He was married to actress Patricia Plunkett from 1951 until her death in 1974.He later married in Gibraltar to Mercia Dunkley. Turner died in Spain in 1987.
|1952||Top Secret||1st Reporter|
|1952||Hindle Wakes||Tommy Dykes|
|1953||The Red Beret||Rupert|
|1954||Mask of Dust||Alvarez - racer|
|1954||Night of the Silvery Moon||George|
|1954||Companions in Crime||Philip Marsden|
|1955||Police Dog||Frank Mason|
|1955||The Dam Busters||Flight Lieutenant J. F. Leggo, D.F.C.|
|1956||A Town Like Alice||British Sergeant|
|1958||Dunkirk||Officer (line of men in sea)||Uncredited|
|1958||A Tale of Two Cities||Voice, of Charles Darnay|
|1958||A Night to Remember||Third Officer Charles Groves - Californian|
|1958||Grip of the Strangler||Dr. Kenneth McColl|
|1959||Operation Amsterdam||Dutch Lieutenant|
|1960||Not a Hope in Hell||Cy Hallam|
|1963||Jason and the Argonauts||Jason||Voice, Uncredited|
|1964||First Men in the Moon||Voice, Uncredited|
|1967||The Mummy's Shroud||Narrator||Voice, Uncredited, (final film role)|
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